Wall-Painting showing a Roman matron and her child

B. Reading

This course differs from the typical Topics Course in that most of the weekly reading are provided in your course pack. However, you will find it advantageous to supplement this with other reading and each of the seminar topics outlined below is accompanied by a short list of recommended and additional reading. Books marked with an asterisk* have been placed on 24-hour short loan. There are eight pages within this section:

  1. Strongly Recommended Background Reading
  2. Some General Histories of the Later Roman Empire
  3. The Frontiers, the Barbarians and the Invasions
  4. Cities, Trade and the Economy
  5. Religious History with Particular Reference to the Rise of Christianity
  6. Women and Gender in Late Antiquity
  7. The Art and Architecture of the Later Roman Empire
  8. Historiography with Particular Reference to the Historiography of the Later Roman Empire

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